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Proverbs 11 RHE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 A deceitful balance is an abomination before the Lord: and a just weight is his will. 1 The LORD abhors dishonest scales, but accurate weights are his delight.
2 Where pride is, there also shall be reproach: but where humility is, there also is wisdom. 2 When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.
3 The simplicity of the just shall guide them: and the deceitfulness of the wicked shall destroy them. 3 The integrity of the upright guides them, but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity.
4 Riches shall not profit in the day of revenge: but justice shall deliver from death. 4 Wealth is worthless in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death.
5 The justice of the upright shall make his way prosperous: and the wicked man shall fall by his own wickedness. 5 The righteousness of the blameless makes a straight way for them, but the wicked are brought down by their own wickedness.
6 The justice of the righteous shall deliver them: and the unjust shall be caught in their own snares. 6 The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the unfaithful are trapped by evil desires.
7 When the wicked man is dead, there shall be no hope any more: and the expectation of the solicitous shall perish. 7 When a wicked man dies, his hope perishes; all he expected from his power comes to nothing.
8 The just is delivered out of distress: and the wicked shall be given up for him. 8 The righteous man is rescued from trouble, and it comes on the wicked instead.
9 The dissembler with his mouth deceiveth his friend: but the just shall be delivered by knowledge. 9 With his mouth the godless destroys his neighbor, but through knowledge the righteous escape.
10 When it goeth well with the just, the city shall rejoice: and when the wicked perish, there shall be praise. 10 When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices; when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy.
11 By the blessing of the just the city shall be exalted: and by the mouth of the wicked it shall be overthrown. 11 Through the blessing of the upright a city is exalted, but by the mouth of the wicked it is destroyed.
12 He that despiseth his friend, is mean of heart: but the wise man will hold his peace. 12 A man who lacks judgment derides his neighbor, but a man of understanding holds his tongue.
13 He that walketh deceitfully, revealeth secrets: but he that is faithful, concealeth the thing committed to him by his friend. 13 A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy man keeps a secret.
14 Where there is no governor, the people shall fall: but there is safety where there is much counsel. 14 For lack of guidance a nation falls, but many advisers make victory sure.
15 He shall be afflicted with evil, that is surety for a stranger: but he that is aware of snares, shall be secure. 15 He who puts up security for another will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to strike hands in pledge is safe.
16 A gracious woman shall find glory: and the strong shall have riches. 16 A kindhearted woman gains respect, but ruthless men gain only wealth.
17 A merciful man doth good to his own soul: but he that is cruel casteth off even his own kindred. 17 A kind man benefits himself, but a cruel man brings trouble on himself.
18 The wicked maketh an unsteady work: but to him that soweth justice, there is a faithful reward. 18 The wicked man earns deceptive wages, but he who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward.
19 Clemency prepareth life: and the pursuing of evil things, death. 19 The truly righteous man attains life, but he who pursues evil goes to his death.
20 A perverse heart is abominable to the Lord: and his will is in them that walk sincerely. 20 The LORD detests men of perverse heart but he delights in those whose ways are blameless.
21 Hand in hand the evil man shall not be innocent: but the seed of the just shall be saved. 21 Be sure of this: The wicked will not go unpunished, but those who are righteous will go free.
22 A golden ring in a swine’s snout, a woman fair and foolish. 22 Like a gold ring in a pig's snout is a beautiful woman who shows no discretion.
23 The desire of the just is all good, the expectation of the wicked is indignation. 23 The desire of the righteous ends only in good, but the hope of the wicked only in wrath.
24 Some distribute their own goods, and grow richer: others take away what is not their own, and are always in want. 24 One man gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty.
25 The soul that blesseth, shall be made fat: and he that inebriateth, shall be inebriated also himself. 25 A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed.
26 He that hideth up corn, shall be cursed among the people: but a blessing upon the head of them that sell. 26 People curse the man who hoards grain, but blessing crowns him who is willing to sell.
27 Well doth he rise early who seeketh good things; but he that seeketh after evil things, shall be oppressed by them. 27 He who seeks good finds goodwill, but evil comes to him who searches for it.
28 He that trusteth in his riches shall fall: but the just shall spring up as a green leaf. 28 Whoever trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will thrive like a green leaf.
29 He that troubleth his own house, shall inherit the winds: and the fool shall serve the wise. 29 He who brings trouble on his family will inherit only wind, and the fool will be servant to the wise.
30 The fruit of the just man is a tree of life: and he that gaineth souls is wise. 30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and he who wins souls is wise.
31 If the just man receive in the earth, how much more the wicked and the sinner. 31 If the righteous receive their due on earth, how much more the ungodly and the sinner!